Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 11.21% 10.81% 4.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 57.14% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 7
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £73,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -35.37% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,125 £54,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £50,000 £77,500
Kent median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.50% -23.81% +10.53%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Malling with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Malling
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Malling 26.17% 18.92% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 26
West Malling median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +7.34% -6.84%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,575 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £75,250
Kent median annual salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -2.74%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Malling.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Trend in West Malling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling.

Salary trend for WAN in West Malling

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Malling

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Malling over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Malling

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (83.33%) VPN
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) CCIE
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (83.33%) MPLS
1 10 (83.33%) VLAN
1 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 10 (83.33%) F5
2 9 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 8 (66.67%) Change Management
4 7 (58.33%) Data Security
4 7 (58.33%) Service Management
4 7 (58.33%) DMZ
4 7 (58.33%) Forcepoint
4 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
4 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 7 (58.33%) WLAN
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
4 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (58.33%) VPLS

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) MPLS
1 10 (83.33%) VLAN
1 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) DMZ
2 7 (58.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) NetScaler
2 7 (58.33%) VPLS
2 7 (58.33%) WLAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) SHDSL
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 9 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (66.67%) Change Management
4 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (58.33%) Data Security
4 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
4 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 7 (58.33%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Email Filtering
6 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
7 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCIE
1 10 (83.33%) CCNA
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) F5
2 8 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 7 (58.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Forcepoint
3 7 (58.33%) Zscaler
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto